Linklaters and Deloitte pass blame in defence against Arsenal share sale negligence suit

Dispute over 2011 sale of shares in Premier League club rumbles on as Linklaters and Deloitte file defences

Linklaters and Deloitte have pointed the finger at each other in their defences against the professional negligence claim brought by former Arsenal shareholder Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith over the sale of her stake in the football club to current majority owner Stan Kroenke.

The magic circle firm and big four accountants Deloitte are being sued by Bracewell-Smith over their advice on the disposal of her 15.9% stake in the Premier League club to Kroenke’s company, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE), in 2011.

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